Stop Doing What’s Not Working

Stop Doing What’s Not Working

I went to a community center today and there I saw a classic strategy being played out without any success. Let me explain. When I entered the community center, which was a small rented hall, there were kids playing. Running around and talking. You know, kids being...
How DBT Saved My Marriage

How DBT Saved My Marriage

Last week I talked about my honeymoon. This week I want to share with you my first year of marriage. That was almost 9 years ago. In October 2010 we got married. I remember the first year I screamed at my husband, a blood curling scream that it felt like someone else...
I Wasn’t Always Happy

I Wasn’t Always Happy

When I look at my honeymoon pictures, I can see the frustration and sadness that I felt in our first few months of marriage.  My husband and I came from opposite ends of the worlds. He was raised in Iraq and I was mainly raised here in the US as a North American...